Famous quotes containing the words investment, floor, protecting and/or limestone:
“The only thing that was dispensed free to the old New Bedford whalemen was a Bible. A well-known owner of one of that citys whaling fleets once described the Bible as the best cheap investment a shipowner could make.”
—For the State of Massachusetts, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Before she has her floor swept
Or her dishes done.
Any day youll find her
A-sunning in the sun!”
—Edna St. Vincent Millay (18921950)
“The duty of government is to leave commerce to its own capital and credit as well as all other branches of business, protecting all in their legal pursuits, granting exclusive privileges to none.”
—Andrew Jackson (17671845)
“Peering, I heard the hooves come down the hill.
The posse passed, twelve horse; the leaders face
Was worn as limestone on an ancient sill.”
—Allen Tate (18991979)